December 2, 2009 12:19 PM Subscribe
posted by Vhanudux (86 comments total)
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was the subject of many landmark studies in neuroscience. After his hippocampus was removed to control epileptic seizures, he was unable to form long-term memories.
University of California - San Diego's Brain Observatory
is shaving his brain now, sliver after sliver, and posting the live camera feed
on the web.
Why they're doing it, and what they hope to learn